Ordinance 71478

Increasing City Maximum Fines

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The bill proposes to change the first sentence of Article IV, Section 24 of the City’s Charter to increase the maximum fine that be assessed for violations of ordinances regarding the preservation and protection of environmental conditions in the City for the prevention of harm to the health, safety and comfort of City residents or harm to private or public property such as the unauthorized dumping of waste or debris, prohibited refuse, waste tire disposal, and the like from $500.00 to $1,000.00. The bill provides for an election to be held on August 2, 2022, for voting on the Charter change.


Session: 2021-2022

Board Bill Number: 181

Sponsor: Tom Oldenburg

Effective: 03/30/2022


Lisa Middlebrook, Joseph Vollmer, Marlene E Davis, John Collins-Muhammad, Jeffrey L Boyd, Joseph Vaccaro, Shameem Clark Hubbard, Pam Boyd

Legislative History

Legislative activities and outcomes for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.

  • 02/11/2022

    First Reading

    Bill text was introduced (199.03 KB PDF).

  • 02/11/2022

    Referred to a Committee

    The bill was assigned to the Legislation Committee.

  • 02/22/2022

    Committee Hearing

    The bill was passed out of committee with a recommendation of do pass during the Legislation Committee hearing.

  • 02/25/2022

    Second Reading

  • 03/04/2022


    The bill was passed.

  • 03/11/2022


    The bill was engrossed during the Engrossment, Rules, Resolutions and Credentials Committee.

  • 03/11/2022

    Third Reading

    The bill was passed.

  • 03/14/2022

    Delivered to Mayor

  • 04/01/2022

    Mayor Returns Bill

    The bill was approved.

  • 04/04/2022

    Delivered to Register

  • 04/05/2022

    Register Returns Notice with Ordinance Number

    Register returns ordinance number 71478. Effective date is 03/30/2022

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